Chile’s Codelco Copper Output up, Largest Private Mines Down in November

Production at BHP´s Escondida, the world’s largest mine, fell 12% to 90,800 in the same period.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Chilean copper commission Cochilco said state miner Codelco, the world’s top copper producer, saw production rise 7% year on year in November to 166,100 tonnes, while production at BHP´s Escondida, the world’s largest mine, fell 12% to 90,800 in the same period.

Collahuasi meanwhile, a joint-venture between Anglo American and Glencore, produced 48,200 tonnes, a 15% year on year decrease . . .

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